Marschak Interation Method Rating System; child psychotherapy process; play therapy
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- PhD, University of Toledo
- Pediatric Psychology
- Teaching Parents Parenting Skills
- Play Therapy II: Interventions
- Ecosystemic Theory and Application
- Play Therapy I: Theory, Assessment and Case Formulation
O'Connor, K. & Braverman, L. (2009) Play Therapy Theory and Practice: A Comparative Presentation, Second Edition. New York: Wiley.
Hitchcock, D., Ammen, S., O'Connor, K., & Backman, T. (2008). Validating the Marschak Interaction Method Rating System with adolescent mother-child dyads. International Journal of Play Therapy 17(1), 24-38.
O'Connor, K. (2007) Starting APT. Play Therapy. 2 (2), 15.
O'Connor, K. (2007) "It Hurts Too Much" Using Play to Lessen the Trauma of Sexual Abuse Early in Therapy. In S. Brooke (Ed.) The Use of Creative Therapies with Sexual Abuse Survivors. Springfield, IL: C.C. Thomas.
O'Connor, K., Coker, A., Clare, G. & McCollum, V. (2006). Intergenerational issues: "In big mama's house." In S. M. Hobson & L. A. Carlson (Eds.), Critical Incidents in Counseling Children. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association, pp. 147-157.
O'Connor, K. (2006) Ecosystemic Play Therapy. Japanese Journal of Addiction and the Family. 22(4), 347-356.
O'Connor, K. (2005) Ecosystemic Play Therapy. The Japanese Journal of Psychiatry. 19(3), 273-284.
O'Connor, K. (2005) Addressing Diversity Issues in Play Therapy. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 566-573.
O'Connor, K. (2005) Combining Play and Cognitive Interventions in the Treatment of Attachment Disordered Children. In S. Brooke (Ed.) Creative Arts Therapies Manual. Springfield, IL: C.C. Thomas.
O'Connor, K. (2004) Creating a coherent attachment history: Combining Theraplay and Cognitive-Verbal Interventions. The Theraplay Institute Newsletter. Summer, 5-8.
O'Connor, K. (2003) Ecosystemic Play Therapy. Schwierige Kinder Journal. 29, 16-21.
O'Connor, K. & New, D. (2003) Ecosystemic Play Therapy. In C. Schaefer (Ed.) Foundations of Play Therapy. New York: Wiley.
O'Connor, K. & New, D. (2002) The Color-Your-Life Technique: Advances and Innovations. In C. Schaefer and D. Cangelosi (Eds.) Play Therapy Techniques, Second Edition. Northvale, NJ: Aronson.
O'Connor, K. (2002) The Value and Use of Interpretation In Play Therapy. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 33(6), 523-528.